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Telephone line availability

Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 in Council and democracy news

Due to Western Power working on the Council's power supply, between 5pm Wednesday (17 Feb) - 8am Thursday (18 Feb) our telephone lines will be unavailable. Emergency numbers will be diverted.

Clean for the Queen

Join the UK’s largest litter pick and help make Coventry shine

Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The Council is proud to be supporting the “Clean for the Queen” campaign which is taking place from now until the beginning of March.

Jimmy Hill

Jimmy Hill memorial service

Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in Community and living news

This Friday sees a momentous occasion for Sky Blues fans and Coventrians, as the City of Coventry and the worlds of football and broadcasting unite to celebrate the life of Jimmy Hill.

Schools Asbestos Data Collection

Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in Services for schools news

The DfE have asked us to bring this to your attention.

Foster campaign

Coventry Sports Foundation helps put fostering in the picture

Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 in Adoption and fostering news

A thought-provoking photographic exhibition has been put up in one of the busiest sport centres in the city to help promote fostering.

Follow the Council on Instagram

Are you following the Council on Instagram?

Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The Council’s Instagram page now has 250 followers.

Degas’ Dancers and Modern Art

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 in Services for schools news

The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is running a workshop on the work of Edgar Degas for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 pupils.

Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) resource and advice drop in sessions

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 in Services for schools news

For SENCOs, Inclusion Managers or staff with responsibility for pupils with SLCN.

International Women's Week 2016

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 in Services for schools news

What are your school's plans for International Women's Week?

Wasps encourage Coventry workers to get active

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 in Health and wellbeing services news

Two exciting launch events have recently taken place for a new initiative to get Coventry workplaces more active.

Howes primary children

Coventry youngsters gauge progress on construction site return visit

Published on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Youngsters from Howes Primary visited the BAM Construct UK site to see progress on the £37m state of the art Coventry University Science and Health Building.

New future for Cox Street

Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 in Planning and development news

A Coventry car park could be given a new lease of life, helping to regenerate part of the city centre and continue the city’s universities’ success story.

Good citizen winners

Good Citizen Award for carers

Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Amanda Atkins and Kris Townshend have been presented with the Coventry Good Citizen Award for going above and beyond when it came to their high standard of support to an end of life patient.

Spellbinding evening of events in libraries for Harry Potter Book Night

Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 in Leisure and culture news

A magical evening this week will see Coventry libraries transformed into Hogwarts for a book night with a Harry Potter theme.

West Midlands Police and Crime Panel

Independent Members needed to join the West Midlands Police and Crime Panel

Published on Monday, 01 February 2016 in Community safety and crime news

Two Independent Members sought to scrutinise the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.

National Voter Registration Drive between 1 and 7 February

Published on Monday, 01 February 2016 in Council and democracy news

The Council wants to encourage anyone not yet registered to vote, to take advantage of National Voter Registration Drive this week.

Burges regeneration

Heritage Lottery Funding support for Burges regeneration

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016 in Planning and development news

Coventry City Council has received initial support for a Heritage Lottery Fund Townscape Heritage grant, which will enable work to progress plans for the regeneration of The Burges.

Coventry named as a young, innovative city

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016 in Community and living news

Coventry has been ranked in the top 10 cities in the UK for innovation and housing stock growth.

New records for Sixth Form students in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016 in Coventry's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer news

City students have achieved record exam results but the Cabinet Member for Education says there will be no complacency as the drive to improve schools continues.

Fake 'Beats' speakers lead to Fine for Mass Mobiles

Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016 in Trading standards news

The owner of a Mobile phone shop in Coventry pleaded guilty Nuneaton Magistrates court yesterday following a raid on his shop Mass Mobiles in Stoney Stanton Road last year.

Godiva 2016

It’s official - Coventry Godiva Festival confirmed for 2016!

Published on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 in Events news

Coventry City Council has confirmed that the UK’s biggest free family music festival will once again return to the War Memorial Park from 1-3 July.

First phase of The Burges regeneration plans announced

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016 in Planning and development news

The regeneration of a key area of the city centre has taken a major step forward.

Official opening of the New Edgewick Community Primary School

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016 in Schools and schooling news

This Friday 22 January brings the official opening of the new Edgewick Community Primary School after a £5 million Education Capital Grant investment by Coventry City Council.

Coventry half marathon

Time running out to enter the Decathlon Coventry Half Marathon

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016 in Leisure and culture news

GO2, organisers of Decathlon Coventry’s Half Marathon are reminding runners that they only have a matter of weeks until the event on Sunday 28 February and the final spaces are selling out fast.

Stephen Pearce with Lord Mayor

Stephen scoops top award

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016 in Apprenticeships news

One of our Business Administration Apprentices beat off stiff competition this week to win an award.

Don't Stand By, HMD event - 27 January 2016

Coventry commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day

Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Coventry will join communities across the UK next week to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Bollywood superstar to headline Mela

Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 in Leisure and culture news

A global singing superstar will headline the new Mela Coventry, an exciting two-day South Asian cultural festival, at the Ricoh Arena in August.

Tree wardens photo

Tree Wardens raise money for Lord Mayor’s charities

Published on Monday, 18 January 2016 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry’s Tree Wardens have been making a difference this winter by selling mistletoe found on Council-owned trees and selling the bunches to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s charities.

Ricoh station

Two new rail stations will open on Monday

Published on Friday, 15 January 2016 in Parking, travel and streets news

The new Bermuda Park and Coventry Arena stations will open on Monday (18 January).

Class visits to the local library

Published on Thursday, 14 January 2016 in Services for schools news

Perhaps you may be thinking ahead to World Book Day on Thursday 3 March or to Children’s Book Week from Monday 2 May? 

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